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The Latest On The Flint, Michigan, Water Crisis

The latest on the Flint, Michigan, water crisis and growing calls to hold government officials accountable.

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U.S. Sen. Mark Warner On Encryption, Privacy, National Security

A debate has emerged about whether militant groups are exploiting technologies that allow their communications to "go dark." U.S. Sen. Mark Warner joins Kojo to share details about a proposed solution he has shaped on the issue.

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The Politics Hour – January 15, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett.

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Creation Of New Metro Safety Group Pushed Back To 2017

The federal government’s temporary role of directly watching over Metro will extend into next year. Transportation departments in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. missed their deadline.

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Recent Deaths Renew Calls For Tougher DUI Laws In Maryland

Two recent drunken driving incidents in Montgomery County could soften opposition among Maryland lawmakers to stiffer penalties for DUI offenses. The issue is likely to come up in the General Assembly, which convenes Thursday in Annapolis.
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Analysis Of President Obama's Final State of the Union Address

Political reporters weigh in on President Obama's last State of the Union speech. We discuss Obama's final-year agenda, including efforts to reform gun laws and address voter fears over terrorism and the economy.

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What Was In The Smoke? Riders In Last Year's L'Enfant Plaza Accident Sue Metro

Dozens of people have marked the first anniversary of the deadly smoke incident by suing the transit agency.

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Police Reforms, Budget Tensions Await Maryland's General Assembly

Police and criminal justice reform will headline this year's session of the Maryland General Assembly, which starts today, but another political battle over the budget is brewing underneath.

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L'Enfant Plaza Tragedy Casts Shadow Over Metro One Year Later

A year after a tragic smoke incident claimed the life of Alexandria resident Carol Glover in the Metro tunnel at L'Enfant Plaza, the transit system has in some ways yet to recover.

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The Politics Hour - January 8, 2016

Tensions boil over between some on the D.C. Council and the Mayor. Virginia's governor visits Cuba on a trade mission.

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